Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2013 for Children Five to Nine

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Mrs. Harkness and the Panda Cover Image
By Alicia Potter, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780375844485
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 13th, 2012

A courageous widow endures a harrowing journey to complete her husband’s expedition to find a panda in the snowy mountains of China. Descriptive watercolors and collage (7-10).

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Picture Book Edition Cover Image
ISBN: 9780803735118
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Published: Dial Books - January 19th, 2012

The true story of fourteen-year-old William Kamkwamba, who taught himself to build a windmill, thereby bringing electricity to his drought-stricken Malawi village. Oil and cut-paper illustrations (5-9).

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Maggie's Chopsticks Cover Image
By Alan Woo, Isabelle Malenfant (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781554536191
Availability: Special Order
Published: Kids Can Press - August 1st, 2012

Maggie’s new chopsticks present a challenge until she learns that her own individual style is the most successful. Full-page watercolors (5-7).

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